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Solitude fellowship

Akademie Schloss Solitude supports young artists and scientists, as well as cultural professionals via residential fellowships only. Are you interested in applying for a residential fellowship? Learn more about conditions, benefits and the selection procedure.

call for applications until November 30th, 2023 

The call for approximately 65 residency fellowships from 2024 to 2026, of six to twelve months in duration, runs from September 1 to November 30, 2023

The Solitude fellowship is a residential fellowship to which artists and scientists can apply. Fellows are obliged to spend at least two-thirds of their fellowships at the Akademie. All fellows must have their permanent residence in Stuttgart for the fellowship’s duration (obligation to register residence).

Applications ...

  • 42 live/work studios and three guest studios are available.
  • Scholarships are usually awarded for a period of six, nine or twelve months.
  • Applications of artist groups are possible.
  • Knowledge of either German and/or English and/or French is a prerequisite for application.
  • Applicants whose applications are refused during a specific selection procedure may send in applications during two other rounds (maximum).
  • Applications from students enrolled in degree programs will not be considered; PhD students may submit applications.
  • Double applications to the Kunststiftung Baden-Württemberg gGmbH (Arts Foundation Baden-Württemberg) and the AkademieSchloss Solitude are not permitted.
Application rounds for Solitude fellowships are held every two years. The jury awards a maximum of 65 fellows.

A corridor at Schloss Solitude© Press at Schloss Solitude / Wikimedia Media (CC BY-SA 3.0)
The Akademie Schloss Solitude is an international and transdisciplinary artists’ residence, which operates independently from the Goethe-Institut. Unfortunately, we cannot provide support for this programme or any legal guarantees about the veracity of the here published information. Thank you for your understanding. We wish you the best of luck should you decide to submit an application.